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Tapestry from a chamber grave from ca 900 ad at Haugen farm, Rolvsøy, Østfold, Norway.

Tapestry from a chamber grave from ca 900 ad at Haugen farm, Rolvsøy, Østfold, Norway.

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The Oseberg Tapestry ~ reconstruction of tapestry fragments from the grave where the Oseberg Viking Queen was buried with her ship in 834 A.

Wool twill and brocaded, patterned tablet weaving from the grave of the Chieftain from Evebø/Eide, Nordfjord, Norway. ca. 475 CE. Museum : Universitetsmuseet i Bergen. MuseumNo : B4590.

Wool twill and brocaded, patterned tablet weaving from the grave of the Chieftain from Evebø/Eide, Nordfjord, Norway. Museum : Universitetsmuseet i Bergen.

Tapestry weaving at Maihaugen Open-Air Museum in Lillehammer in Oppland County, Norway. Maihaugen is one of the largest and oldest in Europe and one of the world's most beautiful open-air museums, with stunning location above Lillehammer town center and lake Mjøsa. http://www.maihaugen.no/ | From THE ESSENCE OF THE GOOD LIFE™     http://www.pinterest.com/ConceptDesigner/   https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Essence-of-the-Good-Life/367136923392157

Tapestry weaving at Maihaugen Open-Air Museum in Lillehammer in Oppland County, Norway.

Map of northern Norway in the viking age, with Norse names. 1910

Map of northern Norway in the viking age, with Norse names. 1910

Kart over Haalogaland - Historiske kart over Norge – Wikipedia

Fragment of fur decorated with textiles woven in gold, silver and silk. The piece is found in a rich female grave, Hvilehøj in Eastern Jutland, and is dated to the Viking Age.

Fragment of fur decorated with textiles woven in gold, silver and silk. The piece is found in a rich female grave, Hvilehøj in Eastern Jutland, and is dated to the Viking Age.

"Chamber grave from Haugen in Rolvsøy" by Even Ballangrud Andersen. Gives background to the Haugen find, but sadly doesn't say where the scanned-in drawing is from.

"Chamber grave from Haugen in Rolvsøy" by Even Ballangrud Andersen. Gives background to the Haugen find, but sadly doesn't say where the scanned-in drawing is from.

Part of the original Tapestry from 834 AD

A fragment of figural tapestry from the Oseberg boat burial shows a procession of men, women, horses and carts. This burial of two women is particularly rich in textiles of different kinds.

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